Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
435 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CALUMET HARBOR TO BURNS HARBOR...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 434 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 41 NM SOUTHWEST OF THE ST. JOSEPH LIGHT TO 57
  NM SOUTHEAST OF WINTHROP HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* GARY AIRPORT REPORTED A WIND GUST TO 42 KT AROUND 430 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4165 8743 4167 8742 4167 8744
      4175 8745 4180 8745 4198 8697 4179 8697
      4179 8696 4172 8691 4166 8709 4164 8712
      4165 8714 4163 8716 4162 8732 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 2134Z 252DEG 29KT 4178 8729 4160 8730

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

RC



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